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Friday, November 18, 2022

12 Dance Performances to See in NYC This Holiday Season - Catch Les Trocks, multiple Nutcrackers, a world premiere by Michelle Dorrance and more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

Catch Les Trocks, multiple Nutcrackers, a world premiere by Michelle Dorrance and more NYC's winter dance season always brings a nonstop march of Nutcrackers and holiday spectaculars. But th…

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Thursday, October 20, 2022

Why Suzan-Lori Parks Always Goes to the 'Stinky Places' - With three new projects, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright talks candidly about "the lov by Juan Michael Porter Ii

With three new projects including her first on-stage role, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright talks candidly about "the love I work" --- Suzan-Lori Parks is indefatigable. Even with three…

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Friday, October 14, 2022

An Off-Broadway Bigwig Finally Makes Her Broadway Debut - Why April Matthis loves playing the outsider in the starry Broadway revival of 'The Piano Le by Juan Michael Porter Ii

Why April Matthis loves playing the outsider in the starry Broadway revival of The Piano Lesson --- Halfway through the new Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel …

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Friday, September 16, 2022

14 Dance Performances to See in NYC This Fall - Catch NYCB and ABT, companies at New York City Center and BAM more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

Catch NYCB and ABT, international companies at New York City Center and BAM more Kick off fall with a rich and varied slate of dance performances, including the bigwigs New York City Ballet …

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

12 Dance Performances to See in NYC This Summer, Five Are FREE - Catch Alvin Ailey, the Battery Dance Festival and other performances at no cost by Juan Michael Porter Ii

Catch Alvin Ailey, the Battery Dance Festival and other performances at no cost NYC's dance scene is hot this summer. Although the big companies are on break, you can still see major talents…

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Friday, June 17, 2022

A Juicy Interview with Pulitzer-winning 'Fat Ham' Playwright James Ijames - How his preoccupation with legacy, inheritance and language inspired this by Juan Michael Porter Ii

How his preoccupation with legacy, inheritance and language inspired this acclaimed play --- Timing is everything in comedy, so it's fitting that James Ijames' blazingly funny and profound F…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Thursday, April 28, 2022

12 Dance Performances to See in May & June - Catch American Ballet Theatre, English National Ballet, Alvin Ailey and more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

Catch American Ballet Theatre, English National Ballet, Alvin Ailey and more Over the next two months, NYC dance lovers can catch dynamic performances from major ballet companies, modern dan…

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Friday, March 25, 2022

16 Dance Performances to See in April - Catch NYC Ballet's spring season, the City Center Dance Festival, The Joyce Theater at Chelsea Factory & m by Juan Michael Porter Ii

Catch New York City Ballet's spring season, City Center's inaugural Dance Festival, The Joyce Theater at Chelsea Factory and more --- Dance into spring with veteran companies and up-and-comi…

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

12 Dance Performances to See in February & March - See the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ailey II, eclectic troupes at The Joyce and more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

See the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ailey II, eclectic troupes at The Joyce and more --- Shake off the winter doldrums with a dozen exhilarating dance performances. The pre-spring season fea…

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13 Dance Performances to See in February & March - See the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ailey II, eclectic troupes at The Joyce and more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

See the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ailey II, eclectic troupes at The Joyce and more --- Shake off the winter doldrums with a baker's dozen of exhilarating dance performances. The pre-spring…

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Monday, December 20, 2021

How 'West Side Story' Saved My Dad's Life - And, in turn, me by Juan Michael Porter Ii

And, in turn, me --- Many of my Latino friends have long hated West Side Story for a variety of compelling reasons, particularly the brownface-filled 1961 movie. Yet my Papa, Alex Gonzalez, …

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Friday, December 3, 2021

10 Dance Performances to See in December & January - See innovative companies at The Joyce, New York City Ballet's winter season and more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

See innovative companies at The Joyce, New York City Ballet's winter season, holiday spectacles and more --- NYC's winter dance season always brings a nonstop march of Nutcrackers. But there…

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Power of Black Joy on Broadway - Playwright Douglas Lyons and director Zhailon Levingston on 'Chicken & Biscuits' by Juan Michael Porter Ii

Playwright Douglas Lyons and director Zhailon Levingston discuss their new comedy Chicken & Biscuits --- According to Chicken & Biscuits playwright Douglas Lyons, from the moment he …

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Friday, October 8, 2021

10 Dance Performances to See This Fall - The return of NYC Ballet, the Fall for Dance Festival, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

The return of NYC Ballet, the Fall for Dance Festival, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and more Broadway and Off Broadway aren't the only in-person performances that are back. NYC's dance sc…

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